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a thriving, empowered, and engaged UMD community

The University of Minnesota Wellbeing Program focuses on the following eight dimensions: physical, emotional, financial, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, environmental and social.  University employees and their spouses covered by the UPlan Medical Program can participate in the Wellbeing Program. By participating in wellbeing activities, our hope is that you will: 

  • Gain confidence and awareness

  • Achieve personal wellbeing goals

  • Be rewarded for enhancing your wellbeing

UMD Nutrition Health Coaching

Jean Larson is UMD's dedicated nutrition health coach and offers one-on-one health coaching as well as group coaching services. Jean is an Integrative Health Registered Dietitian with years of experience helping to empower individuals in getting healthy, whole foods on the table. You will gain education and insights on your nutrition habits as well as 25 points for each session up to a max of 250 points (10 sessions total) towards the wellbeing program year. 

Additional Wellbeing Benefits: 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential professional consultation and referral services to address any personal or work concern that may be affecting your wellbeing. You can receive up to eight sessions per issue at no cost. EAP is available to all benefits-eligible employees on all system campuses. Your spouse and dependent children are also eligible for EAP services.  If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or visit your local emergency room. 

Financial Wellbeing: Are you worried about your personal finances? You can get free, confidential help through the University of Minnesota.  Employees and their families get six free individual counseling sessions a year through LSS Financial Counseling, a nonprofit financial counseling service.

**UMD students (including student employees) looking for medical, counseling, and health education services, please contact UMD Health Services**